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2011-06-03 08:30:00

People who are deaf benefit from better vision due to the fact their retinas develop differently, experts at the University of Sheffield have shown.

2011-06-01 23:02:27

The anatomy of migraine – a close look at the neurobiology of the disease – focuses on the thalamus, the area of the brain that is involved in sensory perception and regulation of motor functions, in one a major session of the 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society meeting here this week.

2011-05-12 13:58:00

PINE BROOK, N.J., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. launched its new website - www.diopsys.com - that showcases the company's growing product line and vision for the future.

2011-05-02 19:12:38

Jackson Laboratory researchers and their collaborators have reported their discovery of a gene implicated in an acute and severe form of glaucoma known as angle-closure glaucoma (ACG).

2011-03-28 13:29:00

PINE BROOK, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. has launched the new Diopsys® NOVA-DN VEP Vision Testing System to help optometrists and ophthalmologists detect optic nerve disease, including glaucoma and other neuro-visual disorders.

2011-01-04 11:13:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It happens slowly. Over time, a person's vision will get worse. Until one day, that person can no longer see. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and worldwide. Unfortunately, there is no cure.

2011-01-04 11:08:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It happens slowly. Over time, a person's vision will get worse. Until one day, that person can no longer see. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and worldwide. Unfortunately, there is no cure.

2011-01-03 21:12:55

In a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Early Edition ahead of print), a team of researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute and four collaborating institutions, identified a new and unexpected biological pathway that appears to contribute to the development of glaucoma and its resulting vision loss.

2010-12-20 09:03:00

PINE BROOK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. today announced the development of software that uses existing Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) images to assist ophthalmologists and optometrists in diagnosing retinal and optic nerve disease such as glaucoma.

2010-12-03 08:30:00

Findings bring scientists closer to restoring vision loss due to optic nerve damage BOSTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Damage to the optic nerve, connecting the eye with the brain, is a major cause of blindness.


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